At Mount Evans Trout Fishing you can simply show up and enjoy a fun day with your family, because we provide and maintain everything all equipment you will need! You'll walk out the door with your fish on ice, ready to cook. Or if you wish, you can rent the propane grill right next to the pond an...

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We are open full time for the summer! Stop in every day from 9 AM for great fishing, grilling and sunshine.

We are now open on weekends! We will be open Memorial Day as well!! Bring the whole family for fun fishing and grilling.

Year-round nightly cabin rentals!


Our brand new cabins are less than 200 feet from the trout pond! They sleep 6 in two bedrooms and feature full kitchens (please note that the fridge is under-counter size) with an oven, range, microwave and Keurig setup. The smart TVs have Dish cable and the WiFi is usually strong enough for stre...

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We are still closed for the 2019 season. The seasion should start around Memorial Day, depending on weather. Check back here for hours and opening day announcements!


6 hours ago
Great for kids! We took kids and their grandparents to catch some fish. It's almost too easy and the kids loved it. The staff are very helpful and you rent whatever you need plus they supply the bait. We caught 7 rainbow trout in short order and you pay by the fish which they are completely upfront about before you start. With kids and their short attention spans it works great to get them interested in fishing with early success. Most fish are about 12 inches. Kids had to be coerced to leave and want to return. Easy drive from Denver.
- Glenn H
2 months ago
They were awesome! They spent 20 minutes with my 5 year old nephew and taught him how to cast and how to use his reel. The whole staff was amazing! You can't beat the price! It's a great place to take kids for a day of fishing. Thank you so much for a fun morning!!
- Amy H
14 hours ago
Wonderful time! Very helpful and friendly employees! All around great experience and we will definitely be back.
- Eric M

Pricing and Cabins

Fishing licenses are not required at our private pond!
To help cover operating costs we charge the following prices:

Lake Permit - $3.00
Pole Rental - $2.50
Fish Cleaning - $1.00 per
Propane Grill Use - $3.00
Worms - $3.50
Caught fish - $1.22 per inch
Salmon eggs - FREE
Net and stringer (required) - FREE
Pliers - FREE

Family members or friends who are not fishing will not be charged for anything. 
We also waive lake permit fees for groups larger than 8 who call to set up a reservation!

We don't allow catch and release for the health of the fish.


There are three cabins on the property for rent through Airbnb.com. They are all identical as far as sleeping arrangements and layout goes. Visit the links below for availability, pricing and more information:

Please call (303)567-4017 if you have any questions!

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4125 Chicago Creek Road
Idaho Springs, Colorado 80452
United States

Business Hours

Mon:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tue:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wed:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sun:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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